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Kalmuck

[kal-muhk, kal-muhk] /ˈkæl mʌk, kælˈmʌk/
noun
1.
a member of any of a group of Buddhistic Mongol tribes of a region extending from western China to the valley of the lower Volga River.
2.
a Mongolian language used by the part of the Kalmuck people that was formerly powerful in northwest China, specifically in Dzungaria, and is now relocated northwest of the Caspian Sea.
Also, Kalmuk.
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Kalmuck

/ˈkælmʌk/
noun
1.
(pl) -mucks, -muck, -myks, -myk. a member of a Mongoloid people of Buddhist tradition, who migrated from W China in the 17th century
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Mongolic branch of the Altaic family
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